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Thursday, March 03, 2005

Hydrogen-fueled battery

"A small New Jersey company is working on a hydrogen-fueled battery that it hopes will eventually provide eight hours of power for laptop computers.
At Intel's Developer Forum in San Francisco on Tuesday, Millennium Cell demonstrated an IBM ThinkPad running on a prototype of the battery. Most notebook computers today can run for three or four hours on a fully charged battery. So far, Millennium Cell's runs for only three hours, but the goal is to increase that performance to eight hours.
Many companies are looking for ways to boost the longevity of laptop batteries, including a slew of start-ups that Intel has invested in." [via


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